The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty
AbstractAn important channel through which globalization affects poverty is introducing new technologies to developing countries. Adoption of new technologies can be hindered by uncertainties about their efficiency. This paper studies the role of information exchange between adopters and others about a new technology and about each otherÃ¢â¬â¢s likelihood of adoption. [Research Paper No. 2005/41]
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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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ICT; diffusion; globalization; econometric methods;
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- Jinhua Zhao, 2010. "The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty," Working Papers id:3238, eSocialSciences.
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